The Real Deal New York

Editor’s note

The shrinking distance from New York to Beijing

July 03, 2014 04:30PM
By Stuart Elliott

Stuart Elliott

Stuart Elliott

From the July issue: It’s not a breaking news flash that the world has become a smaller and more interconnected place. But in no place is the evidence of this global shrinking more on display than at the World Cup.

During the last World Cup, which was played in South Africa in 2010, the social media giant Facebook had just 500 million users. [more]